Featuring Glinka's Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila, Dvorak's New World Symphony (Finale),
Mozart's Haffner Symphony, Haydn's Surprise Symphony,
and the Rondo from Beethoven's Violin Concerto
Thursday May 14
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Tenafly High School Philharmonic
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
Sunday January 26
St. Luke's Episcopal Church
About the Director...
Jim Millar is a conductor, pianist, organist and music educator. He is the founder and artistic director of Summer Music in Tuscany, a program in Sarteano, Tuscany, for instrumentalists and vocalists looking to revitalize their skills. He has been the Director of Choirs and Orchestras at Tenafly High School, Tenafly, NJ for 12 years, and the Organist and Choirmaster at St Luke's Episcopal Church since 2015.
He earned Bachelor of Music (piano) and Master of Music (orchestral conducting) degrees from Northwestern University, and continued his studies at the Aspen Summer Music School, with Jorge Mester, and the Goldovsky Opera Institute, with Boris Goldovsky.
He was the music director of the Jersey Lyric Opera for two seasons, preparing and conducting productions of La Bohème and Un Ballo in Maschera. Mr. Millar is an active performer with the Bergen Chamber Artists, and is a frequent accompanist with artists from Broadway to the Metropolitan Opera. He has served on the advisory board for the Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society’s Young Musicians program and was a member of the faculty of Sessione Senese per la Musica e l'Arte in Siena, Italy, in 2013.
Mr. Millar has conducted the North Jersey Region Treble Youth Choir, the Central Jersey Region High School Orchestra, the North Jersey Region Intermediate Orchestra, and the New Jersey Honors Chamber Orchestra. In 2020 he will conduct the New Jersey All State Orchestra.